Cargill cannot prove a cause-and-effect relationship between eating sugar-free candy sweetened with at least 90% erythritol and a reduced risk of dental caries, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has said.
More research is required before the World Health Organization (WHO) cuts its guidance on daily sugar intake by half, according to the Association of Chocolate, Biscuits and Confectionery Industries of Europe (CAOBISCO).
US company Spherix Incorporated reports that the US Food and Drug
Administration has allowed the claim that the low-calorie sweetener
tagatose does not cause tooth decay, and that it may actually
reduce the risk of this disease.
Mixed messages from scientists about the advantages or
disadvantages of coffee are almost a weekly event. New research
published this week shows that coffee made from roasted coffee
beans has antibacterial activities against certain...